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1787 Red Sea Arabia & Egypt Eyles Irwin Illustrated Voyages Atlas MAPS 2v SET
1775. I am limited to 12 photos on eBay, but I have many more photos on my website...just ask. 1787 Red Sea Arabia & Egypt Eyles Irwin Illustrated Voyages Atlas MAPS 2v SET A rare book on the voyages and adventures in the Middle East and Arabia by Eyles Irwin. Eyles Irwin (1751-1817) was an Irish poet and writer. He rose in the East India Company's service from a civil servant to superintendent of the company's affairs in China, but failed to gain a place on the board of directors. We find other examples of this same edition for sale elsewhere for $1,200! Main author: Eyles Irwin Title: A series of adventures in the course of a voyage up the Red-Sea : on the coasts of Arabia and Egypt ; and of a route through the desarts of Thebais, in the year 1777: with a supplement of a voyage from Venice to Latichea ; ... In letters to a lady. By Eyles Irwin ... Illustrated with maps and cuts. ... In two volumes. ... Published: London : Printed for J. Dodsley, 1787. Language: English Notes & contents: · 9 beautiful engravings o 4 engraved plates o 5 folding maps § Volume 1: · Town of Yambo, Arabian Coast · Red Sea · Syria, Mesopotamia, Babylonia § Volume 2: · Nile River · Coast of Dalmatia · Provenance: o Bookplate - L'Olivette o Bookplate - Sir Jenison Gordon, Bar. § Sir Jenison William Gordon, 2nd Baronet (1747 - 9 May 1831, Ewerby, Lincolnshire) succeeded his father, Sir Samuel Gordon, 1st Baronet, in 1780. § Seat at Haverholm (sic) Priory, Lincolnshire. § In 1783 he served as High Sheriff of Lincolnshire. He is also listed as having served as a Deputy Lieutenant for the North Divisi … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [Columbia, Missouri, US]

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